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CNBC
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am EST
votes for president obama, five for governor romney. back in 2008, president obama defeated john mccain 16-5. let's take a look at the map. 270 electoral votes are needed to win. nbc news now shows president obama with 237 likely. romney 206. and 95 in the toss-up column, so it is going to be a very long evening, andrew. >> i think we'll be staying up pretty late and then we'll be back at it tomorrow morning. but cnbc's team of reporters has the country covered this morning. stationed in battleground states, campaign headquarters and here at election central. among our guests this morning, house majority leader eric cantor, and then private equity pioneer and obama supporter alan patricof, outspoken republican ken langone, don peebls, and one of bush's right hand many, larry lindsey will be joining us. and then later today, a very special afternoon edition of "squawk box," we'll pick up election day coverage again at 5:00 p.m. so if you're sticking with us now, stick with us all day and the cnbc team will continue throughout the evening. of course you can take part in all of this by
CNBC
Nov 5, 2012 6:00am EST
margins in florida, virginia, colorado and ohio. >> governor romney has been having a tough time here in ohio because everybody knows he was against saving the auto industry. you don't scare people just to scare up some votes. >> i can't wait for us to get started. he's hoping we'll settle. americans don't settle. we build, we aspire, we dream, we listen to that voice that says we can do better. >> john harwood will join us with more. and then we'll focus on pot ticks with jack welch. romney campaign adviser senator rob portman and roger altman. so obviously a full lineup to get through all of this. andrew and joe, back over to you. >> let's check on the markets this morning. futures are indicated lower. as i've been pointing out for a while, there is a labor day indicator that jim stack and others have pointed to. and 25 out of 28 times, if the dow jones industrial average was below where it was the friday before labor day, the incumbent loses. and that number 13, 091 and the dow closed at 13,093. so two points above. >> do you think it was sandy? >> i don't know what it was. turned
CNBC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
in star bucks for an hour and a half? these folks we have on today, huge romney guys. i'm worried about you. i want you to just take a deep breath. >> i'm going to have a great morning. this is like a cocktail party of the morning. >> a billionaire are solar. i don't know how that happened. >> smart guy. >> still pitching the no fossil fuels. we'll have to ask how we'll manage that. but this is like what it's like in an all solar world. it would be worse than this, just so you know. just take a good look around. >> why want to tell you what the cover of business week looks like. >> i know what it is. >> it says it's global warming, stupid. >> i saw al qaeda was blaming it on our nasty activities around the world. i would bet you that the link is about to have the same chance of being true of either one. >> governor cuomo was talking about this yesterday, how the storms are coming in more and more frequently. insurance companies are saying that -- >> they're the not though. >> but they're hitting major population centers and maybe causing more problems there. >> to look at anything on a
CNBC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
at obama headquarters in chicago. hampton pearson is with the romney team in boston. but phil, we will start with you. >> andrew, good morning. it's only been a couple of hours since president obama gave his victory speech here at mccormick place. and that speech a lot of people were looking at and said did it set at least initially the tone for his second term in office. during the speech, he talked about the country coming together and ending the divisiveness that has been typified by the campaign over the last several months. in particular, he made mention about the deficit and coming together to work on solving the deficit, and more importantly, the republicans and democrats finding some solutions. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened the you. i have learned from you. and you've made me a better president. and with your stories and struggles, i return to the white house more determined and more inspired than ever about the work there is to do and the future that lies ahead. >> president obama will return to the white house later this afternoon. he spent last n
CNBC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
us for the report. and then we'll get reaction from the romney campaign with ron hubbard. that's at 8:40 eastern time. obviously a lot on our plates today. andrew, i'll send it over to you. >> the coast guard opening the port of new york new jersey on a restricted basis today allowing the backlog of barges containing gasoline and fuel into the area for the first time. how soon, however, will we see relief in the area impacted by sandy? that's the big question this morning. joe knows this very well, on my way in today, i had to take a taxicab for $125 because jeeves was this line to get gas, he was out of gas. >> i tried to take a car, my guy who i call -- he is not, but he nights as well be a former -- he has never failed. on on tuesday he came. and there have been snowstorms in the past where we've gone off the road, around, jack moved tractor trailers to get here's couldn't get gas. and so then i had to use -- i had a certain amount left in reserve. my gas tank is locked because people are siphoning now. >> it happened to one of our producers. >> there are people with guns. first 12
CNBC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am EST
the financials got hit so hard. if it had been romney, the cliff would be less of a deal because they would stepped all of them. so now we know and we lettered it first hand yesterday. boehner said we're open to tax increase, but part of a bigger plan that involves spending cuts. dove did a bungee -- >> worst thing i ever did. >> but it goes down and then right back up. >> the worst part is you feel like you're connected on something, but don't. it's a free fall until the very he said and then he start to feel like i'm connected to something and it throws being back into the air. >> my question is let's say that it's not a bungee, let's say it's a rope. so you jump and then you -- that would be like hanging yourself. but you do possibly survive. but then you're all the way down there and then you don't know when someone's going to pull you back up. i think it might be more like that. if we go down, we may be d dangling for a while. >> once we go over the cliff, it's much more complicated. and you get rope burns, too. >> you can it. well, that's if it's not stretchy and it's just a rope,s's
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am EST
that it had romney won, that force would mitigate or eliminate it, we would have an easy extension. and when he didn't win nor did the republicans do very well, there's an idea, oh, my god, that cliff is much more serious. and i think it has a lot of -- people with capital gains have been locked in saying imrequesting to take under 15%. >> that's not even a fiscal cliff issue. they're going up no matter what. >> but i actually think that that issue of the taxes and locking in lower rates right now is more reason for why the market went down than the cliff itself. >> why would the corporate managers just be pulling back? >> well, you actually outside of housing, that's happened even beforehand. i mean, with weak demand, gdp going up at 2%, they tonight see a lot of need for increased capacity at this time. i think a lot of that is the pulling back. until we see a stronger economy and stronger consumer growth, why increase capacity. not enough people will buy it. >> but you think this is happening in spite of the fiscal cliff, not because of it? >> i think a lot of it -- and we're still in a s
CNBC
Nov 20, 2012 6:00am EST
and for mitt romney, he had like seven or eight different paths that he had to work for him in order to become president in the electoral college. it was obama's race to lose and the president's team did a great job. they did a great job. >> he called together a coalition and ended up in a victory. he said to his supporters, he got hammered by jindal and everyone, lindsey graham said i'm going to use this line as if you're in a hole, stop digging. >> joe, that's not what he said. he said that the president provided gifts to various constituencies that allowed -- >> if you go back, immigration hispanics and joe biden did float the balloon on gay marriage. >> one of the things we agree, as bipartisanship in campaigns you try to appeal to various constituents and try to say things and provide comfort and assurances you're going to help the country grow. >> inclusive. the 47% thing didn't help. >> without the 47%, if the republicans have agreed on a single, the criminal definition of rape. >> those guys killed us. >> had they adopted a bush approach to immigration. >> where would those guys be --
CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am EST
mitt romney for a private lunch. it's their first meeting since the election. and this his victory speech, obama promised to engage with romney and consider his ideas. >> a lot of people didn't think the lunch would ever happen. >> interesting if he's going to be talking about ideas, mitt romney's idea had been to reach some sort of a cap on it 00 mem deductions. >> he would have just extended the bush tax cuts and then the other stuff would have been -- but if romney had been elected, whether bad long term to extend them, that's one thing, but he would have extended -- this is a weird argument to be having to have everything hinging on on the 2% that are -- suddenly as i've said before, suddenly everybody loves the bush tax cuts. so weird. >> flips the tables on who likes what. >> it all goes back to the line in the band. obama first time around caved and his base never for gave him for extending the bush tax cuts when he said he wouldn't. >> maybe the republicans should be reconsidering the tough line that they drew back in july of 2011 because this is a situation where i think i
CNBC
Nov 28, 2012 6:00am EST
with romney being a piece of it. >> has the private equity industry changed its position on this issue? have they accepted -- dare i say have they accepted defeat on this issue? >> i think they haven't changed their position. they still believe -- most people still believe it should be considered ordinary income, but that said, they have accepted defeat. every private equity exec i speak to says they feel at some point carry will be treated as ordinary income and not a capital gain, i'm sorry. and they've not really worked that in but accepted that's going to be a change that will have to come this year or next year. >> has there been any move of foot, and i don't know if we'll see it before the new year for a number of deals to either get done or recaps or other things where people are worried about the additional taxes that may come on dividends. >> you're starting to see that a little bit. and particularly the capital gains increase. because even if leaving carried interest aside, a lot of the investors in private equity funds, you know, no the the nonprofits, but family offices, et ceter
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am EST
to oppose romney. so that's like 2:1. >> you're not adding in the seiu. >> down at $14 million. i'm looking at the "wall street journa journal"'s page on super pacs. i've got the restore america's future 1rks 42, priorities usa -- >> if you add up all the super pa pacs, they barely balance out the union involvement. >> sciu was down ninth, 14.7 million. >> why are you arguing about this will? the results are out. >> are there lessons for business in the advertising campaigns by the super pacs? assuming that one side went wrong here, where did they go wrong? >> you're focusing on the super pacs and of course it's about the strategists and how they went about it. and the simple fact is the democrats understood the demographic changes whether you're talking about african-american, hispanics, single women. and understanding the changes taking place. i think the republican party is still rooted to a large september extent in the past. if you look at the nature of the people involved on either side, it was i think predictable that one set of advisers was in touch and the others weren't. >> martin
CNBC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
tougher. >> mitt romney said he would label them a currency manipulator. given everything we're doing with the federal reserve, does that weaken the u.s. position in terms of currency manipulation? >> my view of currency manipulation, china has an array of industrial policies that are unfair. currency is this tiny slice over here. and so when washington only talks about currency, they're getting all with all the complicated stuff. and if you look at the currency, it's gone up about 20% in the last few years. so it's really not such a big issue anymore. >> is it piracy? >> intellectual property,vil industrial policies that are aimed at the big multinationals' knowledge, making them partner with chinese state owned enterprise. and they are supposed to be a sosh a absorb and master that technology and compete overseas. >> do you think the obama administration will be emboldened to actually do something on the trade front only because they haven't -- during the election, that was not part of their argument, whereas becky was saying, romney was pushing the china issue on other things, as w
CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
romney was proposing, by limiting the deductions, if you limit it at $12,000 or $17,000. >> will he ever to his base say i made a compromise and i'm letting the high -- >> i think eventually logic prevails on both sides where you say if we get there by coming up with cuts and finding a way to raise revenue, if you raise revenue, which is the same as a tax increase, if you can just raise the revenue and get there, there's a way to do it. >> some don't believe it's like raising it, right? >> it's the same thing. >> his base wants those high-end tax cuts to expire. >> one way or another, if you make rich people pay more, it's going to have to be progressive. if you make rich people pay more by closing loopholes, it's the same thing. i don't understand the idea of we've got to parse this so it comes out one or the other. >> and where we're going to be -- >> rich people are going to pay more. >> you remember the last two years? >> yes, unfortunately. >> no leadership, just bickering and posturing and backing one person backing the other into the corner and saying you're the obstructionist. th
CNBC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am EST
. >> joe, neither you nor i are as rich as governor romney so we can't bet $10,000 but i bet $1. >> wait a second. that's a cheap shot and i am nowhere near as rich but i'll bet you, i don't have to double what you're worth to get to romney. >> i don't -- >> see! >> ralph we cut you off before, you said there were three bs, the first was big, the second was balance. >> the second was balance between taxes and here again, let's talk a little bit about balance first, okay? because you have this massive schism between what's balanced. if you look at 2:1 or 3:1 or 4:1. >> in terms of spending cuts versus revenue raised. >> spending cuts versus revenue raised, 2:1 to 3:1, sounds like a massive gap. if it's 2:1, it's two-thirds expense reductions and one-third tax increases. if it's 3:1, it's 75/25. the difference between those two is less than 8%. 8% of $4 trillion is $320 billion over ten years. that's $32 billion a year out of a $3.5 trillion plus budget. it is less than 1%. so we're talking about less than 1% of the budget. >> but it's being able to claim victory so how do you get both sid
CNBC
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am EST
to 17,000 as mitt romney wanted you get to 1.7 trillion. >> and then you're breaking, once you go to 25,000 on your cap deductions you're breaking the 250,000 threshold, president won't go there. >> jared will be with us for the rest of the program as is george. george we'll talk more about your political future, too, we'll get into it here. >> you're on here for two hours. >> two hours away from solving the crisis. >> we'll get it done today. >> comments, questions on "squawk," views of how to save us from the fiscal cliff, shoot us an e-mail or on twitter. >>> coming up next real estate dealmakers and homeowners worried about the fiscal cliff as capital gains taxes and other fees may rise. we'll talk to a real estate investor next about what he's expecting and a bit later in the program royal dutch shell ceo is going to be joining us, thoughts on where oil prices may be headed in 2013 and much more. "squawk" is coming right back. >> let's go. >>> "squawk box" is rising above partisan politics. we're asking business leaders -- >> don't take the pin away, do anything but don't take the
CNBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
the "new york times." democrats like a romney idea. >> did you see paul ryan's comment? >> no. but i got my button back on because i'm -- i'm going to tell that you rise above is kind of like a rorschach thing. because for me, rise above means democrats rising above the obsession with rates and realizing broadening the bates is better -- >> it means coming together. >> that is a way of coming together. you're raising revenue. your only way is if the republicans say yes -- >> no, that is not true. my way is anyway you come up with an agreement is a great way. you're only looking from one side of the aisle. >> but they'll never agree to raising rates about sfw. >> i will give you that it is a error sha rorschach test, but i want you to actually cut some things and i want you to deal with expenditures. >> you have the same house that said no to 39.6 on the high he said. but a way of raising revenue will spur growth -- they're coming around to the correct version right here. >> what about the idea democrats say we will take on the social issues, we will take on makinging sure that we're cutting
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